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Finding a location and adding images

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Here we're going to take a look at some more shortcuts that we can use when working with the Map module. Let's start off by looking at how we can show or hide what's called the map information overlay. Press the I key once, you can see that this will show us the area that we're looking at; in this case, New York, New York. Press the I key again in order to hide that. Next what I want to do is want to find a location, and then add the images to that location, and save that in the Map module. To do that, we're going to use that Location Filter bar that we can see at top.

Finding a location and adding images

Here we're going to take a look at some more shortcuts that we can use when working with the Map module. Let's start off by looking at how we can show or hide what's called the map information overlay. Press the I key once, you can see that this will show us the area that we're looking at; in this case, New York, New York. Press the I key again in order to hide that. Next what I want to do is want to find a location, and then add the images to that location, and save that in the Map module. To do that, we're going to use that Location Filter bar that we can see at top.

You know, you can show or hide that by pressing the backslash key; press it again, and you can show that. That's the same shortcut that we used to toggle the visibility of the filtering that we have in the Library module, so that's pretty easy to remember. Well, next should I want to do is highlight the Search Map field here. To do that by way of a shortcut, you can press Command+F on a Mac, or Control+F on Windows, and the location that I want to find is the Brooklyn Bridge, because that's where all of these photographs were captured. Press Enter or Return after you typed out your search, and then click on the option which best relates to the search that you're doing; in this case, the Brooklyn Bridge.

Here I want to add all of these photographs to that location, so click on one image, hold down the Shift key, click on another, then drag and drop these photographs to this location. Now we have this little marker that we can click on, and then click through the photographs that we've added to this location. Next, you can click off of that in order to close it. Well, if I want to save this as a Location, we can click on the plus icon, save this out as a Location of Brooklyn Bridge; next, click Create.

Well, in doing that, you can see that my saved location is too big. Here we'll go ahead and click on this icon in the location overlay, and then click and drag down, and by clicking and dragging down, I can make this smaller, and reposition this, so that it's just covering the Brooklyn Bridge. To zoom in, press the Plus key. All right, well now that we've zoomed in, what I want to do is take a look at how we can work with this little location here, in regards to the overlay. Sometimes it's nice to see the overlay; other times it's a little bit distracting.

You can press the O key to toggle the visibility of that location overlay icon, which allows you to resize or reposition where this saved location actually is. All right. What about the little marker there that we searched for when we searched for the Brooklyn Bridge? To hide that, just click on the little X icon in that Search Map field, and that will then hide that icon. Next, with the marker, we've seen how we can click on this to view the photographs, but we can also hold down the Control key, and click on that, to look at a few options. Here he can zoom in on that location to get really close to where this is, or if we Control+ click or right-click on that, we can select the photos from that location or delete the GPS coordinates that were added to these particular pictures.

Another way that we can delete coordinates is by working with the pictures themselves. Here I'll go and press the Minus key a few times to zoom out, just so that we can start to look at that. Well here, if we select the photographs that we have by clicking, holding the Shift key, and clicking, we can delete the GPS information, or we can delete all of the location metadata. To do that, press the Delete, or the Backspace key, and that will allow you to delete just the GPS information. To delete all of the location metadata, press Command+Delete on a Mac, or Control+Backspace on Windows, and here you can see, you can delete all the location metadata from all the selected photos, or just the active photo.

In this case, let's say that we want to delete everything. Here we'll go ahead and click on Delete All Selected, and you can see how that will then delete all of that information from these photographs.

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Lightroom Power Shortcuts

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  1. 3m 0s
    1. Welcome
      1m 29s
    2. Using the exercise files
      36s
    3. Tips for getting the most out of this course
      55s
  2. 24m 51s
    1. Using advanced shortcuts for the Full Screen and Lights Out modes
      3m 0s
    2. Minimizing different areas of the interface
      3m 27s
    3. Exploring background and panel shortcuts
      3m 34s
    4. Advanced panel navigation
      2m 58s
    5. Choosing the different modules
      4m 9s
    6. Accessing contextual menus in each module
      2m 25s
    7. Adjusting preferences and catalog settings
      1m 11s
    8. Looking up keyboard shortcuts
      4m 7s
  3. 10m 10s
    1. Working with the interface
      3m 47s
    2. Importing images and videos
      3m 47s
    3. Understanding tethered capture
      2m 36s
  4. 20m 22s
    1. Zooming in on images
      4m 0s
    2. Exploring the Survey and Compare views
      4m 53s
    3. Rotating the image
      1m 52s
    4. Exploring view options
      3m 47s
    5. Creating a layout overlay
      2m 38s
    6. Finding and selecting images
      3m 12s
  5. 34m 25s
    1. Renaming and relocating images
      4m 55s
    2. Adding labels, stars, or flags
      4m 58s
    3. Deleting images quickly with flags
      1m 59s
    4. Changing labels, stars, or flags
      3m 17s
    5. Filtering based on labels, stars, or flags
      2m 3s
    6. Finding images quickly
      1m 45s
    7. Working with stacks
      3m 22s
    8. Working with collections and target collections
      3m 5s
    9. Using and showing Quick Collections
      2m 46s
    10. Creating, using, renaming, and moving folders
      2m 59s
    11. Removing and deleting with shortcuts
      3m 16s
  6. 7m 17s
    1. Adding and editing keywords quickly
      3m 7s
    2. Using keyword shortcuts and enabling keyword painting
      2m 0s
    3. Using keyword lists and saving metadata
      2m 10s
  7. 5m 21s
    1. Working with a second monitor
      2m 37s
    2. Exploring advanced dual-monitor shortcuts
      2m 44s
  8. 9m 6s
    1. Exporting a photograph
      3m 39s
    2. Editing in Photoshop
      4m 19s
    3. Emailing a photograph
      1m 8s
  9. 4m 30s
    1. Viewing video
      1m 47s
    2. Setting in and out points
      1m 52s
    3. Exporting video
      51s
  10. 28m 53s
    1. Correcting tone and white balance automatically
      1m 40s
    2. Correcting white balance
      1m 29s
    3. Making adjustments in the Basic panel
      4m 9s
    4. Navigating between basic panels
      2m 46s
    5. Resetting the image to its default settings
      2m 27s
    6. Understanding how to show and correct clipping
      5m 1s
    7. Synchronizing and copying settings
      6m 34s
    8. Viewing before and after
      2m 6s
    9. Quickly converting to black and white
      1m 37s
    10. Showing information overlays
      1m 4s
  11. 28m 16s
    1. Creating virtual copies
      5m 39s
    2. Working with virtual copies
      3m 40s
    3. Using Snapshots to save settings
      3m 36s
    4. Creating custom presets
      2m 24s
    5. Using the Targeted Adjustment tool
      3m 37s
    6. Creating strong black-and-white conversions
      1m 54s
    7. Making better split-toning adjustments
      1m 27s
    8. Sharpening and improving the details in your photos
      2m 43s
    9. Soft proofing shortcuts
      3m 16s
  12. 18m 10s
    1. Exploring tool strip shortcuts
      54s
    2. Cropping and resetting a crop
      2m 10s
    3. Changing the crop overlay
      2m 35s
    4. Switching the crop orientation
      1m 28s
    5. Retouching with the Spot Removal tool
      2m 24s
    6. Making corrections with the Adjustment Brush
      6m 14s
    7. Using the Graduated Filter
      2m 25s
  13. 6m 18s
    1. Zooming in on the map and changing the map style
      1m 31s
    2. Finding a location and adding images
      3m 53s
    3. Adding GPS information and moving markers
      54s
  14. 9m 23s
    1. Viewing the book project
      1m 51s
    2. Toggling the visibility of guides
      2m 31s
    3. Working with type
      3m 23s
    4. Making selections
      1m 38s
  15. 8m 20s
    1. Playing an impromptu slideshow
      1m 52s
    2. Playing and viewing a slideshow
      1m 42s
    3. Creating a custom template and saving the slideshow
      2m 55s
    4. Exporting as PDF, JPEG, and video
      1m 51s
  16. 7m 28s
    1. Choosing the Print module and changing the page settings
      1m 21s
    2. Customizing the layout and viewing the guides
      2m 35s
    3. Modifying the print settings
      1m 51s
    4. Creating a custom template and saving the print
      1m 41s
  17. 3m 40s
    1. Exporting and reloading
      1m 30s
    2. Previewing in a browser and saving your web gallery
      2m 10s
  18. 43s
    1. Goodbye
      43s

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